Fever Pitch

A month ago, before any of us had any idea what was coming our way, we were doing life like we normally do – but times eleven. We were going to volleyball tournaments every weekend for both of our girls, we were both incredibly busy at work, my husband continued to study for exams required … More Fever Pitch

Made for This

My girls often reference friends of theirs that live elsewhere. “So and so is doing this…” we’ll ask who that is, and they say “oh he lives in Washington.” Or “she’s my friend from Maryland.” Their networks are large and expansive – carefully cultivated digitally. Their worlds are made up of TikTok, SnapChat, and Instagram … More Made for This

Freedom

Feel free to hum the George Michael song – I’m listening to it as I type.    I love to travel.  Of course I love to travel to places I love like New York, Chicago, London, and Paris.  But I also love to travel for work, pretty much anywhere.  When I travel alone I always feel like I’m recalibrating.  From … More Freedom

Birthday Week

It was the best of times,  it was the worst of times.   Okay, worst of times is an exaggeration.  It is most certainly NOT the worst of times by any means. It was the best of times, it was the not super awesome of times.   Better.  Also, it’s like I am Dickens, amiright??? It is my birthday week.  I KNOW!!!  If … More Birthday Week

Work. Every. Day.

I’ve been stuck.   This often happens shortly after I have a magnificent idea, or a new project I want to start.  I run into “blockers.” If it’s a new book I’m planning to write (it is) I get to a point in my thinking about the plot or characters, and something doesn’t work, and I don’t … More Work. Every. Day.